Ranchi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said that poverty will not be an obstruct in the treatment now.
The poor will also be able to get proper treatment without stressing over money.
Poor people have been provided health insurance of 5 lakh rupees across the country.
Today, the world’s largest health insurance scheme is being launched; this plan will benefit the population of about 50 crore people of the country.
Now people will not have to spend on treatment but the government will provide it for free.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today launched the world’s largest health insurance scheme (Ayushman India) Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojna from Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand.
On this occasion, he also laid the foundation stone of the State Medical College, Koderma and Chaibasa.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi greeted all the Jharkhandi with Johar and said that
today I am proud that I am launching Ayushman India from the land of Lord Birsa Munda.
The Prime Minister said that today we all are witnessing the launch of Ayushmann India.
This plan will create history for human services in the coming days.
Shri Narendra Modi said that last person of the society get the benefit of this scheme
for this it is being started from the land of Lord Birsa Munda.
Jharkhand is the talk of the entire country and the world.
Such programs are going on in 400 districts of the country.
The Prime Minister said that the foundation stone of two medical colleges has been laid today.
Even after 70 years of independence, Jharkhand had only three medical colleges with capacity to 350 students.
But in the last four years, Jharkhand has got 5 new medical colleges.
After that there will be a total of 1200 seats.
He said that today the Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana has started under the Ayushman scheme.
Though people are calling it with different name but for me it is the service to the poor.
The Prime Minister said that with giving health insurance of 5 lakh rupees to 50 crore people, it has become world’s largest health scheme.
Prime minister said its the world’s biggest plan
Such a big scheme is not operating in any country on government expenditure all over the world.
He said that equal to the population of the entire European Union and equal to the entire population of America, Canada and Mexico 50 crore people in India will get the benefit of this scheme.
Mr. Modi said that this scheme is like a game changer. He expressed confidence that in the days to come, people working in the medical field around the world, people working in health sector, social and economics etc. will have to do research on this plan of India.
The Prime Minister said that the world’s biggest plan took only 6 months to be implemented from conception.
Also for the implementation of the scheme 13 thousand hospitals were added to this scheme to give its benefit to 50 crore people.
I congratulate the entire team who gave shape to this plan.
I believe this team will work with more power and dedication.
He said that the benefits of health insurance today are not limited to the rich people but now the poor people will get health insurance benefits.
The Prime Minister said that the trial of this scheme is going on in many parts of the country and has succeeded.
He said that 10 health wellness centers have been started in Jharkhand today on the occasion of birth anniversary of Deendayal Upadhyay.
He said that today is also the birth anniversary of poet Dinkar and with his blessings this scheme is being started for uniting every section of the society and for the benefit of the poor.
The Prime Minister said that slogan of ‘Garibi Hatao’ can be heard from the time of independence but who chant this did politics in the name of poor.
He said that our mantra is Sabka sath, sabka vikash. This scheme is not based on any caste, religion, community but everyone will get the benefit of this.
Prime minster detailed the entire scheme
The Prime Minister said that more than 1300 diseases have been included in this scheme.
5 lakhs will be given for treatment. He said that the government has linked everyone to the technology so all beneficiaries to get benefit of this scheme.
On 14555, all the information about this scheme can be taken.
He said that the government will also provide assistance to the hospitals, which will provide better facilities to the rural areas.
The Prime Minister said that 10 health wellness centers are being started where minor diseases will be treated.
The efforts are being made to make the children healthy from the beginning through national nutrition.
He said that 14 new AIIMS has been constructed in the last 4 years in the country.
In Koderma and Chaibasa hosipital with 400 beds will made from 600 crore rupees.
The Prime Minister said while giving slogan of Arogya Bharat that in the last 4 years 25 thousand seat has been increased for new doctors.
In the coming years 1 lakh new doctor per year will be available.